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The Quick 10: A Bunch of Belushi

Stacy Conradt

If John Belushi hadn’t overdosed in 1982, he would have been 63 today.

The Late Movies: Girl Talk Mashups

Ransom Riggs

I know what you're thinking: yeah, yeah, more mashups. But I promise you, THIS IS DIFFERENT.

6 Critics Turned Artists

Jill Harness

It's been said that those who can, do; those who can’t, teach; and those who can neither do nor teach become critics. But many critics were originally involved in the fields they now review.

What to Do When Life Hands You Lemons

Jill Harness

Lemons might be sour, but the number of ways they can help you around the house is pretty sweet.

Do You Book Club?

Ransom Riggs

I know, I know -- the first rule of Book Club is, don't use Book Club as a verb! But seriously, I never thought I'd say this: I joined a book club.

The Humble Origins of 11 Chain Restaurants

Scott Allen

They’re seemingly everywhere, yet they all started somewhere. Here are the stories of the humble beginnings of 11 chain restaurants. 1.

Brain Game: Math Square #59

Thanks for playing the Monday Math Square. The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Now Waiting for the Bus Can Be Fun

Jill Harness

San Francisco has one of the finest public transit systems in America, but that doesn't mean the buses and subways are always on time.

Required Viewing: IBM's "They Were There"

Chris Higgins

It's hard to believe that IBM is 100 years old (well, nearly -- it turns 100 on June 16, 2011).

Morning Cup of Links: The Nazi-Mocking Dog

Colin Patrick

Editor's Note: Miss Cellania is taking a well-deserved week off. She'll return next Monday. In her absence, our good friend Colin Perkins will be guest hosting the Morning Cup of Links.

11 NFL Rules Named After People

Scott Allen

New rules in the National Football League, as in any sport, are often enacted in response to repeated on-the-field actions or bizarre incidents involving a specific player or coach.

Weekend Links: The Art of Shadows

Allison Keene

Movie sequels are generally schlocky, but there are exceptions (like The Dark Knight), and this Movie Sequel Map covers them all.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about roller coasters)

Stacy Conradt

Here's a little-known fact about dogs: they love roller coasters. Just don't let them eat too much kibble before they

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

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